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Revolutionary thinking shared at the Yacht Racing Forum

Three hundred and sixty five delegates from all over the world joined the Yacht Racing Forum in Bilbao for two days of conferences, presentations, networking and business. The leading classes and events, teams, brands and venues contributed to the event, designated by many attendees as the best YRF ever. That the

Bruno Dubois on IMOCA & Volvo Ocean Race

Bruno Dubois on IMOCA & Volvo Ocean Race.

Bruno Dubois has an enviable track record in yacht racing both on and off the water with a Mini Transat win to his name along with world and European title victories in the Farr 45 class. He was the skipper of French entry Rucanor Sport in the 1989-90 Whitbread Round

Michel Desjoyeaux on merging IMOCA & Volvo Ocean Race

Michel Desjoyeaux on merging IMOCA & Volvo Ocean Race.

As the only two-time winner of the Vendee Globe singlehanded around the world race and having earned the nickname The Professor for knowledge and expertise in ocean racing and the IMOCA 60 class in particular, when Frenchman Michel Desjoyeaux speaks – as he did during a panel discussion on the

Richard Mason on the Volvo Ocean Race

Richard Mason on the Volvo Ocean Race.

Since the spectacular conclusion of the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race in the Hague in June and the announcement of a change of ownership from the Volvo organization to sports management company Atlant Ocean Racing, not much has been heard from the race headquarters in Alicante, Spain. So it was good to

Chris Nicholson opens Yacht Racing Forum

Chris Nicholson open Yacht Racing Forum

Australian ocean racer and multiple dinghy world champion Chris Nicholson gave the keynote presentation to open the 2018 Yacht racing Forum in Lorient, France earlier today. Speaking to the forum’s international audience of 450 delegates in a packed auditorium at Lorient’s Palais des Congrès conference centre the veteran ocean race campaigner